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KermieD

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It's tough to vote:

1) Rules for the specific contest aren't listed on the display page
2) Voting takes place in a separate window..lots of switching back and forth. I know how if you let people vote from the display page, it's unfair for the late entries, but I just don't have the carpal-tunnel endurance to hit Alt+Tab that many times

I just have a lot going on right now. I scrolled through the entries, but didn't have the time/energy to go through the voting process. I know...I'm a lazy SOB for that, too.
 

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I think many people may be put off by the amunt of time to put all 22 entries in order of preference, it's one thing pciking a top 3 but sorting all 22 takes much more work.
 

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Well, then... just pick the top 3 choices. The ranking is used for tie breaking.
 

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I've added this to the voting page

:)


RANKING

Place the Rank Number (1 - 22), with 1 being the best next to each entry. For Descon 14, this will be used for resolving ties. We understand that this can be a tedious task and appreciate those that rank them all. If it is too much, please go for the top 10. If that is too much, please go for the top 5 (three of which you have done). If that is too much, please press "Place Vote". For example: Your Choice 1 above should have a (1) in front of it, Choice 2 a (2), and Choice 3 a (3). Then list them out 4 - x.

Nick
 

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Ok, thats one more vote for ya. I just went through the process... I admit it isnt the easiest thing in the world, but it only took me about 5 minutes... :rolleyes:

Lotsa nice entries... I should enter in Descon 15, shouldent I? :)
 

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It took me probably a whole ten minutes, even with paper and pencil. I have to admit I was fairly familiar with the majority of the entries. The time voting was less than the time I spent gazing at the entries through the months. What I did was open two windows so I could scroll the pertinent parts as I went. I guess anyone who doesn't want to spend that much time just isn't that interested in the Descon.
 

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I also noticed that more then one entry was allowed... and several people took advantage of that. So there where a lot of enteries to choose from. Alot of designes was an obvious vote for me... but the ranking system got tough when towards the end :)
 

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*_ The submitter has to be the person who came up with the design.

I almost entered until I saw this. I noticed an entry or two were actually kits. do they get disqualified?
 

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Interesting observation. I don't know about the technicalities since there have been kitbash contests. When does a kitbash become a major mod or a minor tweek? However if I had given this a thought I may have downgraded one entry in the ranking.
 

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Ryan chewed me out about that one... but I pointed out that even though it started out as a LOC kit... the rebuild to my own specs makes it my own design :). I rebuilt it with parts from LOC and NCR :).
 

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hey *I* voted earlier in the week.


so there.
 

Ryan S.

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Originally posted by n3tjm
Ryan chewed me out about that one... but I pointed out that even though it started out as a LOC kit... the rebuild to my own specs makes it my own design :). I rebuilt it with parts from LOC and NCR :).
no chewing out....just questioning, none of the entries are kits that havent been modified.

I dont know I was just asking haha
 

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Originally posted by EMRR
After 2 days, the number of voters has just passed the number of entries for Descon14.

What's up,folks?
Just a little hurricane preparations.... :)

I just voted and posted the results in the 'Rocket Contests' section.
 

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Originally posted by EMRR
Voting is as slow as....
....an overweight Phoenix on a 1/4A - Oops, I thought you were mixing the proverbs contest into the descon voting thread.......:confused: :confused:
 

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Originally posted by EMRR
Well, then... just pick the top 3 choices. The ranking is used for tie breaking.
You seem good at this stuff, can't you make it so as you scroll down a page of thumbnails, you enter your ranking in a box by each one? Possibly include a comment box for each entry (or at least for the top three)?

Spelling corrected. Monday morning...
 

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Voting reaches an even (70)... How many TRF'ers out there????

Closes on Wednesday.

Regards,
Nick
 

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Nick,

I have voted in several EMRR/RMR/Descon contests now, and while the voting system is comprehensive, I think one change would make it a lot easier to know what you're voting for. If it was possible to have a thumbnail of each entry next to the ranking or voting boxes I think it would be a good reminder of what each entry looks like, if that makes sense.
 
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